not until 1917 when we had prior entry into world war i, which created a process where you could enter that debate. it has been amended a number of times since then, but a lot of people think this is enshrined in the constitution, and it does not. nor was the super majority. with that out of the way, let me just add a couple of other observations. will has been changed a number of times. most significantly in 1975. in 1975 and was changed, you had a shockwave through the political arena because vice president nelson rockefeller, no one else realizing that he was about to do this, at the beginning of the new congress, announced that the senate was not a continuing body. the senate basically said, timeout, they went back and contemplated what would happen if the rockefeller ruling stood.